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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

7-Eleven, 817 Emerson St. The convenience store has temporarily closed in preparation for construction of a nine-story, 242-unit residential building, which will include space for 7-Eleven to reopen on the ground floor.

Emerson Street 7-Eleven temporarily closes for development of residential building

December 4, 2017

The 7-Eleven on Emerson Street took down its sign and temporarily closed in preparation for the proposed development project at 831 Emerson St. Aldermen approved the development project at the June...

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) watches a speaker at an Evanston city council meeting. A proposed nine-story building in the 1st Ward was approved by aldermen Monday, though Fiske voted against the proposal.

Aldermen vote to approve development at 831 Emerson

June 13, 2017

After more than a year’s worth of discussion, aldermen approved a proposed development project at 831 Emerson St. during Monday’s City Council meeting. The ordinance will grant a special use...

City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz speaks at a City Council meeting. Aldermen on Monday authorized Bobkiewicz to restart negotiations over the possible sale of a city-owned parking lot near the Evanston Public Library.

City to reopen negotiations over sale of library parking lot

May 9, 2017

Aldermen voted to reopen talks over the possible sale of a parking lot located next to the Evanston Public Library. In its final meeting, the 79th City Council voted 6-2 on Monday to authorize city...

Mary Signatur, chair of the Commission on Aging. Commission members expressed concerns Thursday over affordable housing in Evanston.

Commission on Aging members express concerns over affordable housing in Evanston

May 4, 2017

Members of Evanston’s Commission on Aging discussed concerns Thursday over the affordability of recent proposals for housing development in the city. The commission, which includes 15 members who...

Ald. Judy Fiske (1st) attends a council meeting. Fiske has previously opposed construction of 831 Emerson, saying that she would rather preserve smaller communities.

Progress remains stalled on 831 Emerson development

April 25, 2017

Evanston residents and officials discussed the proposed planned development project at 831 Emerson during Monday’s City Council meeting. The developers of the project, Focus Development, Inc. and...

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